The responsibility of the Registrar’s Office is the compilation and maintenance of permanent academic records for each student enrolled at Benedictine University at Springfield — the courses taken, grades received, grade point averages, academic standing, and the evaluation of external credit.
Functions of the Registrar’s Office
Request for Academic Transcript
(Official and Unofficial)
Benedictine University at Springfield complies with all federal regulations regarding the release of student educational records as established by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). An academic transcript is a complete records of all the courses the student’s academic achievement.
A request for transcripts may be made in person, by mail or by fax. We must have a written signature to release your transcript; therefore, we are prohibited from accepting telephone or e-mail requests.
There are two types of transcripts: official and unofficial. An official transcript is printed on transcript paper and affixed with the college/university seal and stamped with the Registrar’s signature stamp. An unofficial transcript is printed on plain white paper marked “Unofficial Transcript”.
The following information is needed to process a transcript request:
Unofficial Transcripts - FREE
Walk-In Requests: Processed Same Day
Official Transcripts - $5/ea
Walk-In Requests or Mail/Fax: *2-3 Business Days
Official Transcripts (RUSH) - $15/ea
Walk-In Requests: Same Day
* NOTE: Transcripts (official and unofficial) will not be released to students who have a financial obligation to the college/university.
*During peak times (at the end of semesters) processing time is 7-10 business days.
Mail Transcript Requests
Benedictine University at Springfield
Registrar’s Office – Transcript Request
1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702
Fax Transcript Requests
Monday - Thursday
8:00 - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Local: (217) 525-1420 Ext. 3238
Toll Free: (800) 635-7289